Justin Cross went to high school at L&N STEM Academy where he served as the Student Body president. He holds leadership positions in 4-H at the county, regional, and state levels and serves as the 2015-2016 Tennessee 4-H State Council president. As a leader, Justin always strives to give back to his community and school, and he is an active volunteer through several clubs and organizations. Justin is also active in several school extracurricular programs, including Mock Trial, Ethics Bowl, Scholars Bowl, and National Honor Society. As a helper on his family’s small sheep operation, Justin is an advocate for agriculture, and he speaks to educate citizens about the importance of Tennessee agriculture in support of the Governor’s Rural Challenge. Justin sees a future for himself in business and public administration.